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When Do Businesses Have to Give Severance Pay? 

Severance pay is a fact of life in business. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), about 97 percent of U.S. businesses report that they offer some form of severance to their employees.  What is Severance Pay  Severance pay is compensation offered to employees who generally are being let go or laid off through no fault of…
Palmetto Payroll
August 15, 2023
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13 Common Small Business Payroll Mistakes 

Payroll is one of the most important responsibilities for business owners. Good payroll practices are essential to keep and motivate employees and to earn their continuing trust. Studies show that employees look forward to payday, even those employees who face no real payday “crunch.” Small business payroll mistakes can wreak havoc on good employee relationships, affecting a…
Palmetto Payroll
March 30, 2023
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Why Is Personal Service Important for Small Businesses?

As more businesses go digital, it's easy to forget that your customers and employees are humans that need that personal touch. Personal service is one of the first things that gets sacrificed when it comes to running a modern business. This is especially true when transactions can be completed without talking to an actual person. Did you know that…
Palmetto Payroll
November 3, 2021
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Understanding Employee Overtime Requirements as a Small Business Owner

Under federal labor laws, employees classified as hourly satisfy their overtime requirements after working 40 hours in one week. While working overtime, employees must receive one and one-half times their normal hourly salary. This sounds simple enough on the surface, but small businesses often find themselves facing fines and other legal consequences because they do…
Palmetto Payroll
September 2, 2021
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Receive The Maximum Benefits From Your Payroll Provider

Whether you are searching for a company to perform payroll services or have worked with the same provider for years, you need to ensure you are getting the most for your investment. This blog explores questions to ask your current or potential payroll provider to give you peace of mind that your company is receiving…
Palmetto Payroll
June 14, 2021
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Review Your Balance Sheet to Determine the Health of Your Business

How healthy is your business? Fortunately, the answer to this question is as simple as looking at its balance sheet. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), a company’s balance sheet includes its assets, liabilities, and each owner’s share of equity as of the date of preparation. The owner’s share of equity should be the…
Palmetto Payroll
April 30, 2021